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Laura Leininger-Campbell received her theater training from Connecticut College, the National Theater Institute, and received the Lee Strasberg Institute Scholarship, training in New York City. She is an actor and playwright.

As a playwright, Her first original script, "Eminent Domain", was selected as a finalist in the 2016 National Playwright’s Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center, and premiered at the Omaha Community Playhouse in August, 2017. Her new play, "Terminal", was selected for the Great Plains Theater Conference in 2017. Laura has written a number of adaptations, including Bram Stoker’s "The Jewel of Seven Stars" and "Dangerous Beauty", a retelling of Oscar Wilde’s novel The Picture of Dorian Gray. Both productions were featured by Omaha’s Joslyn Castle as part of their annual Literary Festival.

Award-winning roles include Emilia in "Othello", the Gravedigger in" Hamlet", both with Brigit St. Brigit Theater. She also originated the role of Mariah in Ellen Struve’s" Untitled Series #7" at the Shelterbelt Theater. For the Omaha Community Playhouse, she portrayed Jackie in Struve's "Recommended Reading for Girls", and Maria in "Lend Me a Tenor". Other recent roles include Anna in "Anna Christie", Karen in" August, Osage County", Dorine in "Tartuffe", and Judy in "The Designated Mourner".